Posdoctoral Research Associate in Aquatic Biogeochemistry (67254)

Location
University of Florida, Gainesville FL
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posdoctoral Research Associate in Aquatic Biogeochemistry (67254)

Location:
University of Florida, Gainesville FL
Open Date:
Nov 20, 2020
Description:

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Aquatic Biogeochemistry, University of Florida

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) at the University of Florida has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral associate in the field of aquatic biogeochemistry. The position requires a PhD in Biogeochemistry, Oceanography, Marine Science, Aquatic Chemistry, Marine Organic Geochemistry, or a similar field obtained within the last 3 years.

The successful applicant will join an exciting new multi-disciplinary project funded by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to study phosphorus and carbon cycling dynamics within stormwater treatment areas in the Everglades. The successful applicant will also be encouraged to explore new research endeavors in areas of aquatic biogeochemistry outside of this project. Highly motivated candidates with strong analytical skills in chemical biomarker techniques are encouraged to apply and to incorporate their interests into the project. A demonstrated record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals is required. Experience with fluorescence spectroscopy is looked upon favorably.

The post-doc will work under the direction of Drs. Elise Morrison, with close collaboration with Dr. Thomas S. Bianchi (Department of Geological sciences), and Dr. Todd Z. Osborne (Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience). The position is for 20 months, beginning as early as January 2021 with the possibility of an additional 12 month renewal, pending funding.

Applications should be submitted by email as a single pdf to Dr. Elise Morrison and include: CV, publication list, statement of research interests, one-page summary of Ph.D. thesis, minimum of three letters of recommendation and statement of immigration status of non-citizens.

The University of Florida is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Qualifications:

The position requires a PhD in Biogeochemistry, Oceanography, Marine Science, Aquatic Chemistry, Marine Organic Geochemistry, or a similar field obtained within the last 3 years.


Application Instructions:

Applications should be submitted by email as a single pdf to Dr. Elise Morrison and include: CV, publication list, statement of research interests, one-page summary of Ph.D. thesis, minimum of three letters of recommendation and statement of immigration status of non-citizens.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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